What Can Be Learned at Course for Oral Science?

The Course for Oral Science is a four-year training institution for dental hygienists. It also offers the program to acquire the license for 1st class Yogo teachers (school nurses). After receiving the basic education required of medical practitioners, students are able to obtain highly specialized knowledge and skills through interprofessional education and joint lectures. From the latter half of their 3rd year, they have clinical and practical trainings at Hiroshima University Hospital or other training facilities. There are many opportunities to study abroad. After graduation, besides working at hospitals or clinics in Japan, some graduates play active roles in corporations or administrative organizations while others proceed to further education in graduate programs. Moreover, students are given various career opportunities such as academic staff, school nurses (Yogo teachers), or researchers in oral health.

Clinical practice

Seminar of nourishment guidance

Available qualifications and licenses

  • Qualification of taking the National Examination for Dental Hygienists
  • 1st class Yogo teacher